Carrie Fisher to Body Shamers: Blow Me!

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The angry Force is with Carrie Fisher at the moment.

Carrie Fisher at UK Premiere

The 59-year old actress, who of course made her return to the big screen in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, ought to be celebrating that film’s enormous box office success and critical praise at the moment.

The blockbuster now ranks as the fifth-highest grossing movie of all-time in the United States and it has brought in over $1.16 billion around the globe.

It has also received mostly very strong reviews from critics.

Instead, however, Fisher took to her Twitter account yesterday in order to tell off those who are focusing more on her appearance than on anything Leia Organa actually does or says in the movie.

"Please stop debating about whether or not I aged well," Fisher wrote.

“Unfortunately, it hurts all three of my feelings. My body hasn’t aged as well as I have. Blow us."

The veteran actress - who joined Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford in her return to the beloved movie franchise for the first time since Return of the Jedi in 1983 - later gave her followers a few sage words of wisdom.

"Youth and beauty are not accomplishments, they’re the temporary happy by-products of time and/or DNA. Don’t hold your breath for either," she Tweeted.

Speaking to Good Housekeeping earlier this month, Fisher honed in on the frustrations that face older actresses in Hollywood.

“I’m in a business where the only thing that matters is weight and appearance," she said.

"That is so messed up. They might as well say get younger, because that’s how easy it is."

Seriously, people. Lay the heck off Carrie Fisher.

And all women, for that matter.

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